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Dear Keele University

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the University regarding Knowledge Exchange activities:

1. What is the expenditure on KEF Staff salaries?

2. How many staff members' role is directly linked to KEF? Has this number been increasing/decreasing?

3. What type of activities do you report to KEF?

4. What is the 'impact' of KEF activities? How do you quantify their 'impact'?

5. What is the annual expenditure on tracking/reporting Knowledge Exchange activities?

6. What is the annual expenditure on IT software relating to REF, TEF and KEF?

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact me, and I will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Miss Mynett

foi, Keele University

Dear Miss Mynett, 

Ref: 2021/028/LN
 
Thank you for your email requesting information from Keele University. 
 
Your request will be processed and a response provided to you as soon as
possible within 20 working days. 

Best wishes

__________________________________________ 

Freedom of Information 

Legal, Governance & Compliance
Student and Academic Services
Tawney Building | Keele University | Staffordshire | ST5 5BG 

Email: [1][Keele University request email] | Website: [2]www.keele.ac.uk/foi/
Tel: Lauren A 34311 | Laura N: 34633 | Jo S: 33589 

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From: Miss Mynett <[FOI #721613 email]>
Sent: 26 January 2021 12:40
To: foi <[Keele University request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Knowledge Exchange Activities
 
Dear Keele University

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information from the University regarding Knowledge Exchange
activities:

1. What is the expenditure on KEF Staff salaries?

2. How many staff members' role is directly linked to KEF? Has this number
been increasing/decreasing?

3. What type of activities do you report to KEF?

4. What is the 'impact' of KEF activities? How do you quantify their
'impact'?

5. What is the annual expenditure on tracking/reporting Knowledge Exchange
activities?

6. What is the annual expenditure on IT software relating to REF, TEF and
KEF?

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by
the Act.

If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact me, and I
will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Miss Mynett

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foi, Keele University

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Dear Miss Mynett, 

Ref: 2021/028/LN 
 

Further to your request for information, please find the University's
response below. 

 

Where you asked: 

1. What is the expenditure on KEF Staff salaries?

The budgeted figure for 2020/21 (subject to outturn) is £834,252.

2. How many staff members' role is directly linked to KEF? Has this number
been increasing/decreasing?

13.3 FTE

3. What type of activities do you report to KEF?

Keele reports on the full range of activities HEIs covered in the KEF
narrative submissions and monitoring reports feeding into KEF:

[1]https://re.ukri.org/documents/2020/knowl...

[2]Research England Knowledge Exchange Framework Clustering and narrative
templates
1. In January 2020 we published the ‘Knowledge Exchange Framework:
Decisions for the first iteration’. The report set out how we will
implement the first iteration of the KEF.
re.ukri.org

4. What is the 'impact' of KEF activities? How do you quantify their
'impact'?

A copy of the latest available annual monitoring return is attached

5. What is the annual expenditure on tracking/reporting Knowledge Exchange
activities?

Not held.

6. What is the annual expenditure on IT software relating to REF, TEF and
KEF?

£50,700 per annum

 

Should you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact me. 

Best wishes,
Laura Norcop
Governance Officer

__________________________________________ 

Freedom of Information 

Legal, Governance & Compliance

Keele University | Staffordshire | ST5 5BG 

Email: [3][Keele University request email] | Website: [4]www.keele.ac.uk/foi/
Tel: Lauren A 34311 | Laura N: 34633 | Jo S: 33589 

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From: Miss Mynett <[FOI #721613 email]>
Sent: 26 January 2021 12:40
To: foi <[Keele University request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Knowledge Exchange Activities
 
Dear Keele University

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request
the following information from the University regarding Knowledge Exchange
activities:

1. What is the expenditure on KEF Staff salaries?

2. How many staff members' role is directly linked to KEF? Has this number
been increasing/decreasing?

3. What type of activities do you report to KEF?

4. What is the 'impact' of KEF activities? How do you quantify their
'impact'?

5. What is the annual expenditure on tracking/reporting Knowledge Exchange
activities?

6. What is the annual expenditure on IT software relating to REF, TEF and
KEF?

I look forward to your response within 20 working days, as stipulated by
the Act.

If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact me, and I
will be happy to clarify what I am asking for.

Yours faithfully,

Miss Mynett

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